Sep 4, 2011

Keep Calm and Carry On.

Working at the Salvation Army, I meet a lot of interesting people. The other day, a British woman bought a "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster, and I told her how jealous I was that she got to it before I did. She looked at me, astounded. She said, "I didn't think Americans knew about that."

 I proceeded to tell her all of what I knew of it, how it was a poster from the war. She told me that I was very observant, and that the poster meant a lot to her because she lost her brother in the war. She told me that her family would always remind themselves to "Keep Calm and Carry On."

 I have been thinking about her lately and all that she told me. Now, whenever I am down and frustrated, I will remind myself to "Keep Calm and Carry On."

Xo Chloe.

4 colorful thought(s):

Silvia said...

Oh wow, honestly, i had no idea about the history of this poster. Now it's given me the itch to go and get to know more about it! Hope you're having a great week-end!

stina said...

i had no idea what it came from. i was getting so sick of those posters all over the internet, but now that i know the history behind it i get it. thanks!

Adrienne50183 said...

Awh this is sweet:) I was wondering why I was seeing those everywhere, and now I know what it means:)

Amanda said...

That is so lovely! :D She sounds like such the sweetest girl! :3 It really is true about what they say, that you learn something new everyday! :]

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